Levensohn Venture Partners
currently advises and co-manages three early stage venture capital funds. These funds follow three prior venture funds that invested over $200 million in emerging companies since the firm's inception in 1996.
In one of these direct venture capital investing roles, Pascal Levensohn is the Senior Managing Director of Dolby Family Ventures and has advised the Dolby family since 2011. Andrew Krowne is a Managing Director at Levensohn Venture Partners who joined the firm in 2014. He is an active member of the investment team across all of the direct investing and advisory activities of the firm. Tracy Saxton joined Levensohn Venture Partners in 2020. She is a Managing Director leading our Life Sciences investing activities.
In addition to direct investing, Levensohn Venture Partners advises a select group of family offices in the roles of Chief Investment Officer and Strategic Advisor, overseeing a wide range of direct investments across various industries.
Pascal Levensohn also serves as an independent director of companies outside of Levensohn Venture Partners' direct investing portfolio.
SEA20 Online Interview with Pascal Levensohn
The pandemic has magnified the importance of entrepreneur reference checks and the need to verify the strength of the co-investing syndicate during the due diligence period.
When startups are ready to graduate from the early bootstrapping days, founders have to quickly learn how to navigate the waters of board building, board relations, and corporate governance. Who do you ask? How do you compensate them? How do you compensate yourself?
Pascal Levensohn knows the answers to these questions; he has been part of the Silicon Castles family from the very beginning and we are thrilled to welcome him back as a faculty member of this year’s Startup Executive Academy to teach all things investment & board.